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Gregory Griffin, CFRE

Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities
Congregational Director, Mission Advancement
Syracuse, NY

Greg has served as Director of Congregational Mission Advancement for the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities since July 2010. He leads an office of twelve lay professionals and sisters who work in the sisters’ residential communities in Syracuse, NY; Buffalo, NY, Pittsburgh, PA, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY and Honolulu, HI managing fundraising, special events, donor recognition, development communications, and strategic planning for the congregation. Over his four and a half year tenure, he has built and executed strategic advancement plans that have helped to raise over $15 million for the congregation.

Greg has a BA in English Writing and Government from St. Lawrence University and a Masters in Business Administration from Alfred University. His background includes twenty-two years of higher education and not-for-profit fundraising, alumni relations, and communications in senior level positions at Alfred University, St. Lawrence University, Syracuse University, SUNY Oswego and Christian Blind Mission Incorporated. Greg has established relationships with hundreds of individuals, associations and Catholic and Christian faith communities both locally and throughout the United States. He is a regular presenter at the National Catholic Development Conference and has published several articles on fundraising for regional and national publications.

 In addition to serving as the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Catholic Development Conference, Greg is a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals. He also serves as a member of his parish council at Pope John XXIII Church, Liverpool. He lives with his wife Sarah and two daughters, Taylor and Emma.